Issue : 15 November 2012
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McArdle has started work on soil stabilisation for more than 20km of new roads to provide access for the construction of a new wind farm at Keadby in Lincolnshire.
Southampton port contracts awardedSubscription
Preparation and management of a new ground investigation is set to be Mott MacDonald’s first task following its appointment as design engineer by Volker Steven for the Southampton container terminal upgrade.
Hyder has revealed it is carrying out concept design for what would be the world’s tallest building, the 838m tall Sky City in the south-central Chinese city of Changsha.
International focus pays off for HyderSubscription
Consultant Hyder has posted buoyant results for the half year ending 30 September driven by a strong performance in its overseas markets.
Japanese engineering firm Hitachi expects it will take four years to clear its Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) through the UK licensing process, the firm said yesterday.
CCS could compete with nuclear by 2020sSubscription
Fossil fuel generation armed wth carbon capture and storage (CCS) could be cost competitive with other forms of low carbon generation such as nuclear power by the 2020s, according to a government and industry interim report out today.
EdF begins Sizewell C nuclear plant consultationSubscription
Energy firm EdF has begun consultation on the construction of a new nuclear power plant in Sizewell C in Suffolk today.
Work starts on Bridlington water upgradeSubscription
Construction joint venture Morgan Sindall Grontmij is set to start work on Yorkshire Water’s £22M upgrade of water treatment facilities at Bridlington.
Hill International has been awarded a OMR 41.8M (£68M) contract by the Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Public Authority for Civil Aviation of the Sultanate of Oman to project manage the £3.3bn expansion of Muscat International and Salalah Airports.
Good prospects for tunnelling growthSubscription
Current demands for tunnelling skills are set to increase both in the UK and globally, according to speakers at yesterday’s Tunnelling Conference in London.